This article sets out the 18 core concepts of policy affecting families who have children with disabilities. It defines each concept, provides a reference to the constitutional principle(s) that undergird the core concept, cites the federal statutes that reflect the core concept, and references the decisions of the United States Supreme Court and other courts interpreting or defining the core concept.
Turnbull, H.R., Wilcox, B.L., Stowe, M.J., & Umbarger, G.T. (2001). Matrix of federal statutes and federal and state court decisons reflecting the core concepts of disability policy. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 12(3), 144-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/104420730101200303
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